Dum Aaloo is the most popular Kashmiri potato recipe which is well known for its appetizing flavor. This dish is popular all across the world. This dish has originated from Kashmir and is prepared almost in every household in India. Dum Aaloo tastes excellent served with chapattis, Nan or parantha. So let us learn how to prepare this delicious dish in following recipe.
Baby small potatoes – 10 nos.
Take 3 tablespoon of mustard oil
Two tablespoons of tomato puree
Half teaspoon of sugar
One large onion sliced
Two large cloves of garlic
Cashewnuts – 6
Salt as per taste
Half a teaspoon of turmeric powder
Half a teaspoon paprika chilli powder
Half a teaspoon of garam masala – this you can get ready made from the market
Take a heavy bottom pan and heat the oil.
Let the oil be hot enough so that you can easily fry the ingredients
Now fry the sliced onions until they are golden brown. Remove them and keep them aside
Next fry the baby potatoes until they are brown; now remove them and keep it aside
Grind the fried brown onions and the garlic into a fine paste and add to the hot oil
Next add all the masalas such as turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt, sugar and garam masala along with a bit of sugar
These masalas have to be fried on a low flame for some time until the oil leaves the sides of the gravy. Now add tomato puree, cashew paste and let is simmer for some time.
Serve hot with roti or rice.